Tag: Design

Getting Started with Twitter Spaces

Heinan Landa (CEO of Optimal Networks) asked me last week: As we’re slowly returning to the office and in-person meetings, what lessons from 15 months of virtual meetings should endure? […]

Top 5 Web Design Trends for 2021
Posted on January 11, 2021
It’s safe to say that, thanks to the pandemic, our lives are lived online now more than ever before. The more time we spend in the digital world, the more the lines are seeming to blur between physical and virtual, lending way to some exciting new web design trends. Here are the 5 trends that I think will be most [...]
Top 5 Web Design Trends for 2020
Posted on January 7, 2020
Guest post by Alex Pineda, Matrix Group Creative Director New year, new possibilities, especially in web design. With technology advancing at an unprecedented rate, design possibilities seem limitless in the coming year. What do I think we’ll see, design-wise? Here are my predictions for the top 5 web design trends in 2020:

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How Do You Create a 7-Star Member Journey? Lessons from Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb
Posted on April 23, 2019
A couple of months ago, I listened to an interview with Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb. Brian talked about how he and his team did a brainstorming exercise where they imagined what a 7-star, 10-star, even a 12-star experience on Airbnb would be like.
Wait, aren't star scales [...]
How Do You Compete with Free?
Posted on September 12, 2018
I love Audible, the audiobook app owned by Amazon. I have a monthly subscription because listening to audiobooks with my sons has transformed car rides, plane rides and folding laundry. I usually have extra credits available because it takes us forever to listen [...]
What Employees Want From Office Space: Flexibility
Posted on October 5, 2017
About a year ago, I was facing a big office space decision. Do we stay in our current office or move? Keep the current space design or blow it out? Our landlord paid for a fancy architect to come up with new layouts and designs. In the end, we decided to stay in place, sign a short lease and use [...]
Why Your CEO Needs to Attend Your Redesign Meeting
Posted on May 18, 2017
I attend a lot of kickoff meetings. For  redesigns, mobile apps, custom databases, you name it.
 
The best kickoff meetings are the ones where the CEO, Executive Director, the EVP or President attend, participate actively and provide insight. Why?
  • When the top person in the organization attends a meeting, staff know that meeting [...]
Does Your Website Need a Redesign or Refresh?
Posted on April 21, 2016
Woman setting before Mac screens, man reaching in front of her to point at something on screen A couple of weeks ago, I attended a meeting with a client who was interested in redesigning their website. "Why?" I asked. The site looks pretty good, the site is mobile-friendly, and the analytics are pretty good. So [...]